28 October, 2020

The War Facts

The War Facts
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The expansion

Duration of war     74 days
Battlefield area    150 km

The Forces

Indian army     20,000
Infiltrators    1,500

The Artillery Use

Guns (100 Bofors)       300
Shells fired (daily)    5,000
Tonnage (tonnes/day)    15,000

The Air Power
(MiG-21, Mig-27, Mirage-2000 and combat helicopters were used )

Strike missions   550
Reconnaissance    150
Chopper sorties   2,185

The Toll

Indian soldiers Killed    407 
Injured                   584
Pak infiltrators killed   696

The Cost Of War

Total (Rs crore)    1,110
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